Qualified since 2007 Maria has been working in private practice in top tier law firms in the Thames Valley region and London. She has acted for a wide range of clients, including senior executives, start-up entities and local businesses to multinationals and publicly listed companies. She has written a number of articles used by online personnel publications, including case studies on social media usage by employees.
Maria advises on a wide range of HR and employment-related matters including executive service agreements, disciplinary and grievance issues, board level disputes, performance management, discrimination, restrictive covenants, TUPE and restructuring exercises. She also advises on contentious matters such as employment tribunal claims, discrimination, bonus and contract disputes, and unfair dismissal as well as outsourcing and TUPE transfers. In all matters, Maria brings her commercial background and sector knowledge to bear when advising a client and so her advice is always pragmatic, strategic and reflective of her client's particular industry and culture.
In her personal life, Maria enjoys triathlons, skiing and spending time with her family.
Maria was promoted to partner on 1 February 2021.